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Key note speakers

Key note speakers


Key note speaker Session 1 New feed materials and feed security

Dr. Dag Aksnes is a professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway. He recently co-chaired a working group of the SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies), which produced the evidence review report “Food from the ocean”. The report addressed the question of how the oceans can help satisfying the global demand for food.



Key note speaker Session 2 New analytical approaches in feed traceability and safety

Dr. Carsten Fauhl-Hassek is the Head of the unit Product Identity, Supply Chains and Traceability at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Berlin, Germany. His research is focused on (i) the development, validation and assessment of methods for the analysis of wine, spirits and fruit juices, (ii) the use of stable isotope and fingerprinting based techniques in the determination of food and feed authenticity and (iii) the application and further development of statistical tools for data intensive analyses.

Key note speaker Session 3 Feed safety - Contaminants and additives

Daniela Battaglia is an officer at the Animal Production and Health Division of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy.  She organised the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting on Hazards Associated with Animal Feed, in 2015. The meeting addressed chemical, microbiological and physical hazards in feed from the perspective of human and animal health. She will provide an updated overview of the current state of knowledge on hazards associated with feed.

Key note speaker Session 4 Feed of the future – The industry perspective 

Alexander Döring graduated as an Agricultural Economist at the University of Bonn (1991). He is Secretary General of  the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) for over 20 years, being appointed in 1994. In his working experience as FEFAC Secretary General, he has been a regular participant to DG SANTE & DG AGRI Advisory & Civil Dialogue Groups, EFSA stakeholder platforms, FVO seminars & training workshops on Feed Hygiene, TAIEX workshops on Feed Safety management as well as meetings of international institutions such as Codex Alimentarius, FAO, OIE and IFIF.